Since 1985 MPB has been Mississippi’s source for news and entertainment on the radio. MPB Think Radio features thought provoking news and analysis programs as well as shows that entertain and inspire. MPB airs 15 local call-in shows each week from 9 a.m. to noon. Our expert hosts focus on topics relevant to Mississippians, informing you on everything from legal advice to how to grow greener grass. Find out more about MPB Think Radio and view a list of programs. MPB’s HD channel, MPB Music Radio, features music from an array of musical genres. Our diverse lineups on both MPB Think and Music radio offer something for every listener.
Host: Gene Edwards Guest(s): Anthony Grooms, Ravi Howard, Dedra Johnson “I was black long before I was a writer,” jokes novelist Anthony Grooms. He joins acclaimed African American novelists Ravi Howard and Dedra Johnson as they talk of everything from choosing their stories to marketing their work. Gene Edwards hosts.Read More
Host: Gene Edwards Guest(s): Beth Ann Fennelly, T. R. Hummer, James Kimbrell "All speech is rhythmical. Poets just pay more attention to where the accents are," according to Beth Ann Fennelly. She joins T. R. Hummer and James Kimbrell at the Writers' roundtable as they ponder poetry. Gene Edwards hosts.Read More
Mississippi Roads glides down the highway to Jackson County and the city of Ocean Springs for the 17th annual Art Walk. They meet a Bay St. Louis man who has shown resiliency of his own in striving to save a very special collection of art, as well as woodworking master craftsman Fletcher Cox and Stephanie Dwyer, featured artist at the Art Walk.Read More
Pontotoc, home to the largest Bodock tree in he state, brings the community of Pontotoc together each year for The Bodock Festival where natives and outsiders can discover the treasures of this special Mississippi town. We also take a look at what happened to Pontotoc’s downtown post office.Read More